James ("Jim") E. Moore, Jr.
Mr. Moore obtained his Bachelor of Sciences Degree from Louisiana State University in 1984. He thereafter worked in Washington, D.C., for the American Legislative Exchange Council as its Director of Development, until returning to Louisiana to attend the Louisiana University Paul M. Hebert School of Law. He graduated in 1992 and has been actively litigating defense-oriented civil matters ever since. Mr. Moore’s practice has mainly involved insurance defense and all aspects thereof, with a wide variety of fields included. He has extensive experience in products, automotive, commercial, premises, municipal, general casualty, errors & omissions, electrical contact, contractual, medical malpractice, nursing home, emergency responder, and bad faith liability and defense.
Mr. Moore is licensed to practice, and has practiced, before all Louisiana State and Federal Courts, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal, and the United States Supreme Court. He was successful Counsel of Record before the United States Supreme Court in a landmark case involving Sovereign Immunity of American Indian Tribal governments. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar, the American Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, the Baton Rouge Bar Association, the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, the Federal Bar Association and the Coushatta Tribal Court.
He is a frequent lecturer for the National Business Institute and other programs for provision of continuing legal education to Louisiana Bar members. He is also the author of numerous articles and training materials concentrating upon various issues and problems facing insurance practitioners as the law develops.